EP22 Aaron Steininger: From Retail to a Thriving Columbus Ohio Painting Business
In this episode of DYB Podcast, Steve interviews Aaron Steininger of Sunlight Housepainting.
Housepainting wasn’t always on Aaron’s radar for a career path, but one unexpected moment while working in retail changed his course. Today, Aaron knows what his customers need, and it’s care. Aaron gives us some of the most useful information on just how to generate leads, give customers our undivided attention, and create business relationships that will last for years and years.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
-Why creating a personal connection with others goes a long way
-How to turn bad situations into the driving force behind your business
-Making your customers feel comfortable with you and your business
“Try and connect with them outside of what you’re trying to sell them.”
“I was hesitant to change for a long time. […] We’ve come a long way.”
“I was hungry. I could not wait to learn how to do sales.”
“I kind of got the feeling of ‘I want to go a different direction,’ but I wanted to stay in painting.”
“I try to talk to people. I want them to know I’m interested in what project they might have.”
[03:06] How Aaron went from working in women’s retail to taking his first step into painting
[17:33] How to boost sales and raise your customer service by connecting with your clients on a personal level
[27:27] The day Aaron got fired that pushed him to start his own painting company
[37:35] Aaron’s surprise of being sued over a non compete during his first year in business
[45:14] The different ways Aaron generated leads for his business
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